Latest issue of ACHS Tiger Times Online (TTO) for the week of May 9, 2022 – Amherst Central High School’s weekly digital newsletter.
The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation, Inc. Grant Committee awarded $21,800 for requests submitted by faculty and staff for the March 1, 2022 application deadline. Grants were awarded in all four schools for academics, technology, sports, arts, and special education. Among the grants awarded were $8700.00 for a new sound system for the two elementary schools, $1200.00 for Girls High School Flag Football, Web leader T Shirts for the Middle School and $6560.00 for a new sports scorer’s table for the high school.
The grants are fully funded by generous alumni donations, an annual golf outing and other fund raisers. Grants are awarded for programs that are not funded by the school district budget and are selected based on the most students that will be positively affected. The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation, Inc. has awarded over $150,000 in grants over the last 18 years. For a more detailed list of grants and for more information on how you can donate and support Amherst Schools, please visit www.amherstalumni.org.
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Latest issue of ACHS Tiger Times Online (TTO) for the week of May 2, 2022 – Amherst Central High School’s weekly digital newsletter.
Latest issue of ACHS Tiger Times Online (TTO) for the week of April 25, 2022 – Amherst Central High School’s weekly digital newsletter.
Mr. Tracy Alan Kunkel, 61, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2022, at his home in Savannah, Georgia with Max and Sadie by his side.
Tracy was born in Buffalo, New York on July 23, 1960, to Eugene and Eileen Kunkel and was a 1978 graduate of Amherst High School. He began his career working as a store manager for 7-11 for many years in the Daytona Beach Area before moving to the Tampa area to work for Radiant. Mr. Tracy later moved to the Savannah area to work as the operations manager for Cavalier Convenience Stores before working for Dorsey Tire as a warehouse manager. Tracy was an avid sports fan and loved cheering on the Tampa Bay Bucs, the Buffalo Bills, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. In his free time, while living in Daytona he enjoyed being on a local bowling team. Tracy was also an avid golfer and loved reading.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Eileen Kunkel.
Survivors include: his daughter, Kimberly Holloway (Barry) of Springfield; son, Christopher Kunkel of Pooler; former wife, Rosemary Kellar; sons, Cory Kunkel of Daytona Beach, and Curtiss Kunkel of Daytona Beach; sister, Candance Roberts (Jason); brothers, Keith Kunkel (Peggy) and Bryan Kunkel; brother like friend, Mark Higbee (Donna); grandchildren, Rylee and Reid Holloway; nieces and nephews, Kevin Roberts (Janette), Kaylee Weber (Aaron) and Keri Burnett (Robert);several great nieces and nephews; special friend, Patty Kelly; and many numerous friends
A celebration of life will be held at Carlson and Riggs Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 11am.
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